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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Project Management

Algeciras, ES

Project Manager

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Purpose of the position


The Project Manager is responsible for keeping Crane Upgrades projects on schedule and on budget. From the signing of the contract to the handing over, the Project Manager will facilitate delivery within deadlines, budget and scope and is accountable for managing the preparation and timely delivery of quality deliverables related to planning, execution and communication of a project.

What you’ll need to succeed:


Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications


  • Mandatory experience in a similar job of minimum 5 years
  • Advanced skills and knowledge in some of these engineering areas: mechanical, structural, electrical, automation
  • Proper teamwork skills and project management experience
  • University Bachelor or Master Degree level in Industrial Engineering, or equivalent studies that might be accepted
  • Mandatory bilingual English and Spanish
  • Advanced user of Google Suite, MS Office, AutoCAD.




  • Work time flexibility
  • Travel time est. 25-30% annually
  • Good physical capability to carry out the site visits (traveling, driving, going up to cranes and other machines and equipment, working at height, …)
  • Car driving license.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Manages complex software implementations to meet budget, schedule, and quality goals
  • Establishes project scope, requirements, and timelines
  • Takes over contract responsibility from sales manager and/or director crane upgrades
  • Is the prime point of contact with a customer and/or main project manager during the contract period
  • Assure activities are understood and commitment is gained in the project team to meet overall project objectives
  • Ensure that all discipline’s (engineering and operations) follow the ordered scope and specification
  • Project planning and quality, Project schedule, deliverables according to milestones
  • Exception handling with other parties (scope, budget, schedule, or technical issues)
  • Project budget and actual cost monitoring and reporting, internal monthly reporting to manager projects
  • Regular progress reporting and status of the project based on customers’ needs.

- Add on sale in cooperation with the sales organization

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with salary request and CV by 10.03.2021.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.